Flipkart Wholesale Strengthens Commitment Towards Kiranas, MSMEs With Infrastructure Boost For Grocery Business - GADGET-INNOVATIONS

Flipkart Wholesale Strengthens Commitment Towards Kiranas, MSMEs With Infrastructure Boost For Grocery Business

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· Flipkart Wholesale today supports 6,500 direct and indirect jobs pan-India and will continue to boost job creation this year as well

· Flipkart Wholesale begins its grocery operations in Gurugram through a fulfilment centre in Bilaspur to better serve kiranas with quick delivery directly to their shops

· Kiranas will get one-stop access to a wide selection across categories such as personal care, staples, beverages, cleaning & laundry, snacks, confectionery and packaged foods


Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of India’s homegrown Flipkart Group, today announced the strengthening of its commitment towards growth and prosperity of kiranas and MSMEs by boosting supply chain infrastructure and enhancing employment opportunities.

Flipkart Wholesale, which went live with the fashion category in September last year, will now also offer grocery on its app with an aim to provide kiranas and small retailers one-stop access to a wide selection of products at their fingertips using technology.

In line with the company’s commitment to the speedy delivery of quality products, Flipkart Wholesale will operate a 1 lakh square feet fulfilment centre in Bilaspur, Gurugram to better serve kiranas with delivery directly to their shops. With this, Flipkart Wholesale today supports over 6,500 employment opportunities pan-India, since its launch in September, and will continue to boost job creation this year as wellAs a start, the grocery category will be available to retailers in Gurugram who can order products from the Flipkart Wholesale app. The expansion to other parts of the National Capital Region and subsequently other cities will take place over the next few months.

Using the app, retailers will be able to order staples, personal care, beverages, cleaning & laundry, snacks & biscuits and packaged food products across over 350 brands which include products from leading companies such as HUL, P&G, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, ITC, Nestle, Dabur, among others.

Flipkart Wholesale’s Best Price cash-and-carry business has been serving kiranas, offices and institutions (O&Is) and hotels, restaurants and cafeterias (HoReCa) best-in-class quality merchandise, enabling their growth and prosperity for the last 12 years. Over 95% of merchandise sold across 29 Best Price cash-and-carry stores is locally sourced, enabling the development of the local supplier ecosystem. Flipkart Wholesale handholds and develops small-sized businesses into compliant and efficient manufacturers, thereby strengthening the supply chain, boosting the local economy and providing suppliers with the opportunity to become part of the national supply chain.

Flipkart Wholesale customers will have access to an easy credit facility to manage cash flow, a wide range of Flipkart assured quality products, simple and convenient order returns and speedy product delivery directly to their shops with an easy order tracking facility. They will also be able to leverage micro-market level B2B and B2C insights from the Flipkart ecosystem to better understand customer demands specific to their area so that they can buy and sell the right products.

Flipkart Wholesale app currently offers clothing and footwear across 23 cities in the country.

Flipkart Wholesale App is available on Google Play Store.

For further information on Flipkart Wholesale, please visit: https://flipkartwholesale.com/

Bengaluru – February 3, 2021